Our Managing Partner, Patrick Etokudo, is a leader in the industry, having worked for more than 25 years in the field of Supply Chain Management (SCM).
With an undergraduate qualification in Mechanical Engineering, Patrick went on to obtain a postgraduate degree in Procurement. He is a Fellow, Supply Chain Management Professional (FSCMP) awarded by Supply Chain Canada, the highest honour in the field. In 2017 he was also awarded Supply Chain Executive of the Year in Alberta.
Patrick had led SCM functions in many organizations, mainly in the energy and heavy industrial sectors. He is widely known and respected for leading transformations that created step changes for many companies. His training and experience as an Industrial Engineer have come in useful in these accomplishments.
His leadership also includes selecting and implementing systems for managing global functions for companies, including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Contract Management, Supplier Management, and other systems.
In addition to these, Patrick has led Projects, Health, Safety, Sustainability, and Quality Management functions. A proven people leader, he has developed and coached other leaders.
Patrick has also invested in talent development. He is a recognized mentor, both within the companies where he has worked but also externally, especially supporting new immigrants to Canada become productive. He continues to provide thought leadership in SCM, sharing his knowledge and experience at many forums through speaking engagements, as a panelist or facilitating other panels.
He has been on the Supply Chain Management Program Committees of both the Bow Valley College and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). He was on the board of directors of Supply Chain Canada, Alberta Institute, and still sits on Awards Committee of the national body.
Our Managing Partner continues to volunteer his time and expertise in many other areas, including the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS), and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).